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门道
Main
English Definitiondoorway; gateway
See alsoméndao the way to do something; knack
Simplified Script门道
Traditional Script門道
Pinyinméndào
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄣˊ ㄉㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mun4dou6
Word Decomposition
méngate; door; gateway; doorway; opening; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy); measure word for large guns; measure word for lessons, subjects, branches of technology; (suffix) -gate (i.e. scandal; derived from Watergate); (Chinese surname)
dàodirection; way; road; path; principle; truth; morality; reason; skill; method; Dao (of Daoism); to say; to speak; to talk; measure word for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process; province (of Korea or Japan)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
门口ménkǒudoorway; gate
门诊ménzhěnoutpatient service
门票ménpiàoticket (for theater, cinema etc)
门户ménhùdoor; strategic gateway; portal; faction; sect; family status; family; web portal; (old) brothel
门市部ménshì bùretail department; section of a retail store
Words With Same Tail Word    
街道jiēdàostreet; subdistrict; residential district
一道yīdàotogether
走道zǒudàopavement; sidewalk; path; walk; footpath; aisle
难道nándàodon't tell me ...; could it be that...?
轨道guǐdàoorbit; course; trajectory; railway or tram line; fig. conventional way of thinking
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